Budget cuts, again…

Aug. 22, 2014  Kelowna Now - Anita Sthankiya Millions in Budget Cuts to BC's Anti-Gang Units  BC has had a very serious gang problem with violence spilling into the streets.  The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit’s (CFSEU) was formed … [Read more...]

Chaplains cut

 March 17, 2013  CBC News - BC B.C. prisoners' rights group protests non-Christian chaplain layoffs Chaplaincy services have been under the axe for some time now as contracts expire and positions are cut.  The cuts are wreaking havoc in … [Read more...]

Another Ashley?

December 3, 2012 BBC News:  Chris Page – Newsline Prisoner Ombudsman: Shortfalls in Frances McKeown's care Another preventable suicide, this time in Ireland, highlights the failure to provide effective mental health services to women. The case … [Read more...]

Dig deeper

December 1, 2012   St. Catherines Standard - By Lynn McCleary Dig deep to find answers to mental health problems Lynn, an associate professor of nursing at Brock University, suggests that mental health problems are akin to rescuing babies in … [Read more...]